Prunus armeniaca 'SAN CASTRESE'

Prunus armeniaca
Prunus armeniaca  'SAN CASTRESE'
apricot tree - midseason
SIZE/TYPE small tree
 medium-sized tree
USUAL HEIGHT 4-6m
USUAL WIDTH 2-4m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES white
COLOUR OF FLOWERS green
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5b   (down to -27°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Fruit trees
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San Castrese is an Italian, vigorously growing apricot variety producing fruit from about early August in CE climate. The fruit is golden yellow to pale orange, only slightly red flushed, almost rounded, sweet, aromatic, less intense in flavour, and freestone. Fruit is great for fresh consumption and fresh market sale as well as processing. It is self-fertile (needs no other tree to pollinate its flowers), and very productive.

Apricot trees are best with no pruning. Still, if you need to cut it do so after flowering when leaves are borne, or immediately after harvest. This way it will have enough time to produce new twigs and flower buds for the following year.

The tree has strong vigour. It is frost and drought resistant. It needs a sunny and warm place sheltered from strong winds, and good, humus-rich soil. Hardy to about -27°C (USDA zone 5b).

Last update 14-08-2020
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Prunus armeniaca  'SAN CASTRESE' podnož myrobalán samosprašná
De Luxe
SPRING 2021
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Prunus armeniaca podnož myrobalán vk 100 girth 6-8
STANDARD
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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